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Feel like days need more hours? You just need 24 hours to make it happen

Feel like days need more hours? You just need 24 hours to make it happen

So many plans, so little time It is a fact of life in modern society: busy lives. So many things to be done in the day. Personally, some days I wonder if everything will happen. We have SO many responsibilities! How can we make it […]

Straight from the source: Demystifying acupuncture

Straight from the source: Demystifying acupuncture

More facts about demystifying acupuncture   Last week we started talking about acupuncture, it’s history and the scientific research that backs its effectiveness. You can read about it here, if you had not gotten the chance yet! This week I wanted to take it a […]

A look behind acupuncture needles: How can acupuncture help me?

A look behind acupuncture needles: How can acupuncture help me?

  Can those tiny little acupuncture needles help me?     Alternative medicine has been around for a long time, but in recent years it has certainly exploded. As more people have started looking into more “natural” approaches to healing, these therapies have grown significantly. […]

Life lessons from the ICU

Life lessons from the ICU

Join this week, as I share the lessons I have learned from working in the ICU and how they translate to everyday life.

The Importance of Yoga in Life and Health

The Importance of Yoga in Life and Health

Can Yoga Impact my Health?   This week I would like to move from the microbiome and circle back to the topic of exercise. Specifically, let’s talk about the importance of yoga as part of your fitness regimen. I have made sure to incorporate this […]

Exploring the connection between the microbiome and disease development

Exploring the connection between the microbiome and disease development

Part II – The microbiome and disease development Last week we spoke about what makes up our microbiome, gut health and probiotics (if you missed it, click here to read it!). This week we will discuss 3 hot areas where the microbiome and disease development […]

Coconut oil: healthy or not? Is virgin better?
Coconuts by Michelle Ramírez

Coconut oil: healthy or not? Is virgin better?

Coconut oil: healthy, beneficial and better if virgin? This week, we will swing back to our health topics and learn about fats: what’s good about them, what’s bad about them and what kinds of fat we should be eating. Additionally, we will talk about coconut […]

Need strategies to help you deal with rude behavior? Come on over!
Manhattan night during fall by Michelle Ramirez

Need strategies to help you deal with rude behavior? Come on over!

Rude behavior is, unfortunately, very much a part of daily life. Particularly when you live in the city. I don’t think this is a phenomenon specific to city life, I think it’s mostly due to the higher population density that you are just likelier to […]

Looking for answers on how to get more deep sleep naturally?
Girl in the garden, Santa Monica, California By Michelle Ramirez

Looking for answers on how to get more deep sleep naturally?

Last week we spoke about why sleep is so important and all the health issues that may come about from chronic sleep deprivation (read about it here). Now, You may be longingly looking out the window trying to find some sleep. Don’t worry! Help is […]

When you are lying in bed…
Model of Incan house ceiling, Sacred Valley, Cusco, Peru Michelle Ramírez

When you are lying in bed…

When you are lying in bed and   you look at your clock for the fifth time. It is now 3am, but you are still awake. You have been tossing and turning all night. Sound familiar? It probably is at least vaguely familiar. We’ve all […]